"who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook From the book to the movie, there are very few people who do not know about this story. Everyone remembers the moment they first experienced this phenomenal tale of true love. It became a movement. Growing up, I recall girls … Continue reading The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Our country has seen a crazy high second wave of Covid, and it feels impossible to be excited about things sometimes. But when my doorbell rang the other morning and it was #bookmail from the lovely folks over at Jonathan Ball Publishers , I couldn't help but squeal! Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for … Continue reading How To Lead Review
Fairytales are very powerful. They shape the way we perceive the world. They can give us hope. But they can also confine us. Wreck our self image and make us feel less. They can spark a rebellion that will change the world. Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for gifting me a complimentary copy of … Continue reading Cinderella is Dead review
If you asked me at the beginning of this year if I was going to buy this book, my answer would have been no. It's been almost 11 years since I've read Twilight and in no way did I consider myself to be such a huge fan that after a decade I'd wind up back … Continue reading Midnight Sun
MYSTERY, MURDER AND MAGIC! Fall back into the world of Augurs and Judges, in a little town called Kilshamble. A little town that has a very big secret. The sequel to Wren hunt that can be read as a standalone and is captivating. I initially thought we will be picking up where we left off … Continue reading The Wicker Light
South Africa is an unique and beautiful country, with many great stories to be told. Having grown up in South Africa, I know that not all those stories are necessarily beautiful, but they are definitely powerful. This Novel is one of the more powerful stories, relating our more recent history. And I LOVED IT!
In LEAN OUT, Marissa Orr, who began her career as a founding member of Google’s Sales Operations & Strategy Team, takes a long, hard, and honest look at the gender gap and, in the process, exposes a lot of bad narrative out there. Because, hey, female empowerment should never be women telling each other how … Continue reading Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace (Reviewed by Meredith Mara)